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Backyard Bash: The Center of the Arts

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Story and photography by Frank Caperton

Murfreesboro’s Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village was the scene of a most remarkable night of entertainment and sense of community at the annual Center for the Arts “Backyard Bash.”

More than 150 arts patrons helped raise in excess of $40,000 while enjoying food provided by Murfreesboro’s Five Senses Restaurant, entertainment from the musical “Mamma Mia” and a charity auction by Jay Cash and Chris Canary of Jay Cash Auctions and Real Estate.

The Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)(3) organization, has been entertaining Rutherford and surrounding counties since 1995. For more information visit and give them a
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